IMPACT Magazine, Canada’s largest independent fitness and sports publication, celebrating 33 years of publishing, based out of Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto has openings for the following:



Date posted: December 06, 2023 

IMPACT Magazine, Canada’s largest independent health, fitness and sports publication, celebrating 33 years of publishing, is expanding its Business Development & Account Management team.

This is a senior-level advertising sales position for someone who works well independently but also loves to work with a supportive team including the Publisher, Editor, and Art Director. Collaboration in all departments is encouraged. This is a remote position. We are considering both part-time and full-time applicants.

A true passion for, and knowledge of health, fitness, food & nutrition, and sport is a great asset. A proven track record in corporate and media sales, and business development is additionally important.

Together we will identify and develop key growth strategies and opportunities through business development and sponsorship; creating and maintaining a strong and meaningful client/advertising relationships; and developing client marketing opportunities with creative programming, packaging, and communication in print, digital, social, events, custom publishing, and new initiatives.

This role will include developing and managing your own client base locally, regionally and nationally. More than one individual may be hired to add to our team.

Responsibilities Include

  • Developing and managing a client base
  • Client meetings and relationship development
  • Helping clients meet their objectives with creative solutions
  • Developing proposals and presentations for both new and existing advertisers
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with advertising agencies
  • Establishing and meeting issue-to-issue goals with account representative team
  • Availability for media events from time to time

Requirements & Assets

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in advertising sales and marketing
  • Proven sales and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and in-person skills
  • Ability to handle deadlines and goals, with excellent follow-up skills
  • Creative, self-motivated and charismatic, and works well both independently, and with a team
  • A genuine interest in health, fitness and sport

We want to hear from you!

Apply with confidence, including a cover letter to Elaine Kupser, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief at


Social Media Coordinator – (Filled)

Date posted: November 06, 2023 

Part-Time/Flexible – Remote Position

Join Canada’s Health, Fitness & Sports Performance Magazine!

We are looking for a creative, organized, and talented individual that loves fitness, health and sport to join our team as Social Media Coordinator. Strong writing skills and a creative flair are necessary!

Must have experience working in:

  • All social platforms (such as Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, X)
  • Content descriptive
  • Creating reels
  • WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Google Analytics
  • Editing photos
  • Various e-newsletter programs (ie. MailChimp)
  • Contests and promotions

If you have a strong work ethic, the utmost in professionalism, excellent communication skills, and an interest in working in a small, exciting and supportive team environment – this is for you!

Plus – you will meet the most amazing people from all over Canada and beyond!

Send your resume and a short note about yourself in confidence to Elaine Kupser, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief at


GRAPHIC DESIGNER – Contract (Filled)

Date posted: March 31, 2023

Do you inspire creativity? Are you always looking for new ways to create, design, push the envelope, and simply design beautiful, innovative creatives?

Do you have an impeccable attention to detail?

We are looking for a senior graphic designer to work with our established, award-winning brand in creating engaging, forward-thinking visual designs for our magazine platforms in print and digital, as well as for our online, social media and marketing campaigns.

You will work in a collaborative, open-to-all ideas environment with Publisher & Editor-in-Chief and the IMPACT team.

This is a remote, contract position and offers a flexible work schedule with an established, reputable brand that you can be proud of. Join a dynamic team of award-winning, creative professionals that believe in a strong work ethic, teamwork and collaboration, a positive work environment and exceptional client relationships.⁠

Responsibilities Include:

  • Branding: Learning, understanding, furthering the brand image of IMPACT magazine as a leader in the health and fitness, and magazine industry; Maintaining a consistent look / style and a high standard for quality; Creating new, innovative designs keeping with and surpassing the trends in the marketplace.
  • Industry: Staying in tune with the health and fitness community as well as the magazine and media industry.
  • Editorial: Collaborating closely with Publisher & Editors on content and visual ideas with strategic positioning and target audience in mind.
  • Marketing Materials: Assistance in creation of media kit, sales material, online and social creatives and other promotional materials issue-to-issue.
  • Layout: Multi-page magazine layout, converting editorial and visuals to completed designs; placing and managing final advertising files.
  • Flat Plans: Helping create page order, editorial content and advertising materials with editorial team.
  • Advertisements: Quality control of incoming files; art direction, problem-solving and design of advertising materials for some clients including brand ads, sponsored content and features for print, web and social as necessary.
  • Deadlines: Issues and campaigns must be completed on time.
  • Press: Working with the creation and uploading of press-ready layout files.
  • Digital Editions: Converting the print magazine to a digital format via Issuu; adding internal hotlinks, URLs and extra features where appropriate.
  • E-Newsletters: Creation of MailChimp email campaigns and automation; placing advertising and managing subscriber lists.
  • Working with overall WordPress site; managing layout and content updates; formatting and posting of magazine, developing ways to increase engagement
  • Content and sponsored content material and ads via Google Ads. Creating new ideas and solutions for future growth online.
  • Statistics: Monitoring traffic for and social platforms; providing analytics.
  • Video management on the IMPACT Magazine YouTube channel. Creating new ideas and solutions for future growth on social media platforms.
  • Designing of new event creatives.
  • Office Server: Organizing assets for sales team use and maintaining an organized editorial and images archive.


  • 5+ years experience as a senior graphics designer and/or art director
  • Meticulous – attention to detail is a must
  • Team player eager to collaborate, but even more eager to share your unique creativity
  • Skills oriented and resourceful
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Strong background in multi-page design
  • Proficient on MacOS with common productivity tools such as the Microsoft Office Suite, Dropbox, Google Docs, etc.
  • Knowledge of the WordPress CMS platform and HTML (CSS and scripting)
  • Knowledge of social media platforms such as IG, FB, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Ability to stay organized and multitask
  • A team player with the ability to take the initiative with solo work
  • A passion for the health and fitness industry and a balanced lifestyle (a bonus)
  • A strong work ethic, professional, diplomatic, excellent communication skills, and passionate about design
  • Knowledge of online analytics
  • ecommerce (a bonus)
  • We want to hear from you!

Apply with confidence, including a cover letter to Elaine Kupser, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief at